July 2002  

Bailey interviewed on accounting ethics
Andrew Bailey, Ernst & Young Professor of Accountancy, was quoted in an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on accounting ethics earlier this month. Bailey reluctantly comes out for more regulation. link to Plain Dealer article

The value of adjectives in selling food
"Succulent," "legendary," "hearty-wholesome" and other words that evoke favorable associations with food will boost restaurant sales by 27 percent, researcher Brian Wansink and colleague Jim Painter have found. http://www.news.uiuc.edu/biztips/02/07foodnames.html

Gambling's impact on young adults
John Kindt has published a study entitled "College and Amateur Sports Gambling: Gambling Away Our Youth," that discusses the impact of gambling on young adults. Kindt fears some may be entering the workforce with gambling debts and addictions. http://www.news.uiuc.edu/biztips/02/07gamble.html

Illinois MBA Program team wins NASA competition for third time
A "three-peat" doesn't just happen in sports. The Illinois MBA Program brought home first place in the NASA Means Business Competition this spring for the third consecutive year. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/News/2002/July.NASAwin.html

Internships wanted for CBA students
Career Services is interested in developing more business internships for students. Sponsoring organizations get motivated employees and students gain valuable work experience. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/bcs/2002internshipbrochure.pdf

The Chicago Bears come to campus
Interested in nostalgic trip to campus? Want to pair that visit with a chance to see the Chicago Bears at the UI Memorial Stadium? Individual ticket can now be purchased. http://www.cu-bears.com/index.cfm?page=ticketinfo

Finance faculty named to national academy
Jeffrey Brown, newly arrived on campus, was recently notified of his election to the National Academy of Social Insurance. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/publications/Releases/2002July.BrownNASI.pdf

CBA alumnus named dean at UTexas-Austin
George Gau, who received three degrees in Finance from CBA, was named dean of the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. http://www.bus.utexas.edu/news/pressreleases/newdean.asp

Round Table planned for September 10 in Chicago
The September Round Table will feature a discussion the college's Technology and Management program. The event will be held at the Illini Center on Wacker Drive from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Space is limited. For more information, email Christine Lockmon (lockmon@uiuc.edu) or call 217-333-6434.

"Follow your passion" subject of September 26 Cozad Lecture
Michael Krasny will deliver the first fall V. Dale Cozad Lecture in Entrepreneurship on September 26 at the Levis Faculty Center. The lecture is open to the public.

October 26 is the date for the Homecoming tent party
The traditional tent party for homecoming will be held on October 26th. Contact Alumni and External Affairs for more information or to reserve a seat. http://www.cba.uiuc.edu/alumni/Upcoming%20Events.htm

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